Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 5-6 Kit

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  • Grade: 5-6
  • Guided Reading Level: R-W
  • ISBN: 9780743900225
  • Language: English
Description

Act out lively stories to make repeated reading and building fluency engaging tasks for fifth and sixth grade students! This kit includes eight scripts with roles written at various reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies. These strategies allow teachers to assign roles to their students in the way that best accommodates individual reading levels, encouraging all students to participate and engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading level. All readers can feel successful and gain confidence in their reading skills.

While performing together, students will also practice important skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. Each script also includes a poem and song to give children additional fluency practice. All of these scripts give students the tools they need to confidently practice repeating reading and performance, making it the perfect resource for a classroom of varied readers.

Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 5-6 Kit includes:

  • 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 20-24 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide
  • Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems
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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book at different reading levels in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans and teaching strategies for each script
  • Accompanying songs and poems in print and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems to model fluent reading
Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Grades 5-6 Kit

Scripts

Each script features content-area and common literature-based texts with roles written at different reading levels to help all students participate in a proven reader's theater model. Students build fluency and oral language skills through authentic repeated readings of scripts.

Lillian's Family Tree 6-Pack

Lillian's Family Tree 6-Pack

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$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10366


Learn about the struggles of the Great Depression by acting out this leveled script! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and confidently build fluency!

From Independence to Oregon 6-Pack

From Independence to Oregon 6-Pack

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$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10367


Travel across the Oregon Trail and reenact the experiences of past emigrants! This script includes six leveled roles, allowing teachers to accommodate different reading levels. All readers will feel confident and successful while building fluency.

Touchdown of the Wrong Kind 6-Pack

Touchdown of the Wrong Kind 6-Pack

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$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10368


Act out the story two boys who survived a tornado and learn how to prepare for another disaster. Differentiated roles in this script allow teachers to accommodate a range of reading levels, so all students can feel successful while building fluency!

Remember Who You Are 6-Pack

Remember Who You Are 6-Pack

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$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10369


Act out the story of a girl who has to write an autobiography! Teachers can get all students involved by assigning leveled roles to specifically accommodate all reading levels. All students can improve fluency and feel successful with this script!

Independence Trunk 6-Pack

Independence Trunk 6-Pack

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$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10370


Engage all students by acting out this leveled, historical script about the American Revolution! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

Anglezandria and the Golden Tri-Scarab 6-Pack

Anglezandria and the Golden Tri-Scarab 6-Pack

Level:

$47.34

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10371


Engage all students by acting out this leveled script about a mathematical scavenger hunt in Anglezandria! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

Lillian's Family Tree 6-Pack

From Independence to Oregon 6-Pack

Touchdown of the Wrong Kind 6-Pack

Remember Who You Are 6-Pack

Independence Trunk 6-Pack

Anglezandria and the Golden Tri-Scarab 6-Pack

Level:

$45.43

Level:

$45.43

Level:

$45.43

Level:

$45.43

Level:

$45.43

Level:

$47.34

Item Number: 10366

Item Number: 10367

Item Number: 10368

Item Number: 10369

Item Number: 10370

Item Number: 10371

Little Things Matter 6-Pack

Little Things Matter 6-Pack

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$47.34

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10372


Act out the story of children who study science while celebrating a friend's birthday! This reader includes leveled roles, allowing teachers get all students involved in the performance. All readers will feel successful while building fluency.

How Puzzling! 6-Pack

How Puzzling! 6-Pack

Level:

$45.43

Grade: 5-6

Item Number: 10373


All readers can build fluency by acting out this leveled script! This story about a puzzling, unique school includes six differentiated roles, allowing students at varying reading levels to all participate and feel successful.

Little Things Matter 6-Pack

How Puzzling! 6-Pack

Level:

$47.34

Level:

$45.43

Item Number: 10372

Item Number: 10373

Teacher's Guide

Easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans incorporate strategies recommended by fluency expert Dr. Timothy Rasinski and focus on improving accuracy, automaticity, and oral expression. Lesson plans include additional focus on comprehension strategies, word work, and embedded literacy links to content-area topics.

Second language support activities, found throughout every lesson, provide the necessary support and scaffolding that teachers need to provide effective instruction to English language learners in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Teacher's Guide

Poems and Songs

Each multi-level script includes an original song and poem. Students perform these songs and poems at designated places within the reader's theater performances.

Audio Recordings

Professionally recorded scripts, poems, and songs promote choral reading and allow students to hear the rhythm and expression that define fluency.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner


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